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Wind Farms Are Becoming A Favorite Hunting Ground For Seals

Cell Press By using sophisticated GPS tracking to monitor seals' every movement, researchers have shown for the first time that some individuals are repeatedly drawn to offshore wind farms and pipelines. Those man-made structures probably serve...

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2014-07-28 12:23:59

DUBLIN, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Wind Turbine Rotor Blade Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A wind turbine rotor blade is fundamental component of a wind turbine. The rotor forms the central part of the turbine and consists of multiple rotor blades attached to a hub. The rotor blades act as a motor in the turbine and extract energy by capturing wind energy and...

2014-07-28 12:23:49

Enhancements Add New Levels of Cellular Communications Support RALEIGH, N.C., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elster Solutions has released a new version of its REXUniversal® meter that further enhances the smart meter line's interoperability and interchangeability with other smart grid vendors. This version incorporates point-to-point cellular communications technology which greatly expands the number of rural and remote residential utility customers who can be served by smart meters...

2014-07-28 08:24:12

WAKE FOREST, N.C., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerSecure International, Inc. (NYSE: POWR) today announced that a large energy services company (ESCO) customer has placed an order for a distributed generation (DG) solution that will deliver cost and energy savings, and reliable backup power, to a large federal prison in the Midwest. This award represents the first PowerSecure Energy Efficiency Services (EES) project that has included a DG solution. "This win represents a very...

2014-07-25 12:27:42

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) market is estimated to grow from $15.89 billion from 2013 to $28.45 billion by 2018, at a CAGR of 12.40%, for the given period. The adoption of the advanced metering infrastructure systems helps to modify the electric and distribution network and to satisfy the rising demand for energy. It is estimated that the global gas usage will rise up to 4% in coming years. Renewable fuel...

2014-07-25 12:22:22

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Small Wind Turbine Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Wind turbines convert wind energy into electrical or kinetic energy. Small wind turbines are used for the micro-generation of energy mainly to small-scale commercial customers and residential customers. The blades of small wind turbines are usually 2-8 m in diameter. These...

2014-07-24 23:11:20

The patent application describes Plug-n-Power™ distribution technology for AC and DC power systems, which significantly improve safety and reliability while reducing installation and maintenance costs. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The USPTO publication US 20140183977 A1 July 3, 2014 describes ADVS-Technologies’ Plug-n-Power™ distribution of power and communications for residential, commercial, industrial applications, and for electro-mechanical devices and computer systems....

2014-07-24 12:23:19

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alstom has been awarded a contract worth approximately $30 million to supply a new 300 MVAr, 230 kV Static VAR Compensator (SVC)(([1])) system with long-term warranty for FirstEnergy Corporation's Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) unit. Alstom will design, manufacture, construct, install, test and commission the new SVC, to be located in West Wharton, New Jersey. The device will regulate transmission voltage to maintain and enhance...

2014-07-24 08:25:24

WAKE FOREST, N.C., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerSecure International, Inc. (NYSE: POWR) announced today that the company will present at three upcoming investor conferences. -- The 3(rd) Annual Needham Advanced Technologies Conference at Needham's offices in New York City at 11:30a.m. ET on Thursday, August 7, 2014. -- The Canaccord Genuity 34th Annual Growth Conference at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston at 2:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, August 13,...

2014-07-23 23:09:45

Global Small Wind Turbine Market 2014-2018 and Global Wind Turbine Rotor Blade Market 2014-2018 are new research report added to Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 One of the major trends being witnessed in the Global Small Wind Turbine market is an opportunity to sell excess generated power to the main power grid and thereby offset costs. Many small commercial projects use small wind turbines for their power requirements during the lifespan of the project....

2014-07-23 16:22:17

WAKE FOREST, N.C., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerSecure International, Inc. (NYSE: POWR) today announced that it will release second quarter financial results for 2014 before the market opens on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Company management will webcast a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. To access the live webcast, please log on to the investor section of the company's website at http://www.powersecure.com. The call can also be accessed by dialing...


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2009-07-17 15:59:58

Nikola Tesla (b. July 10, 1856 - d. January 7, 1943) was a mechanical and electrical engineer as well as an inventor. Tesla was born in the village of Smiljan, Vojna Krajina, which is within the territory of today's Croatia. He was an born an ethnic Serb and was a subject of the Austrian Empire, before becoming an American citizen. He is often considered one of the most important contributors to the birth of commercial electricity. He is best known for his contributions in the field of...

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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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